By Munzareen | June 25, 2008
(This had nothing to do with Shariah Finance, but has to do with Shariah, so I decided, on a slow news day, to post this. allysonrt)
Stony Brook MSA is having an online intensive for sisters’ this summer on “The Fiqh of Menstruation.” Ustadha Shamira Chothia Ahmed from Zaytuna Institute will be holding classes online for those interested starting July 9th at 2PM EST. For Ustadha Shamira’s biography, please see the end of this post. The course will be conducted based on a text written by Mufti Abdur Rehman ibn Yusuf and his wife, Rashida Eskajee available online through ZamZam Academy. The cost for the entire course is $20- but no one will be turned down due to a lack of funds.
Ustadha Shamira Chothia Ahmed
Born in Northern California, Shamira Chothia Ahmed is an emerging young, female teacher of the traditional Islamic sciences. Her studies led her to seek knowledge from scholars on three continents — Africa, Europe, and Asia. Upon receiving ijaazas (authorizations) to teach, she was granted the opportunity to be an instructor of Hanafi fiqh for women at the Zaytuna Institute in Hayward, California. Privately, she taught fiqh (jurisprudence), tajwid (cantillation) and Qur’anic tafsir (exegesis). She recently completed her M.A. in the Social Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, and teaches classes on hadith to sisters in the Southern California region.